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Volunteers piece together frameworks for new garden beds.

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Caring Hands Spruce Up A Local Community Treasure

Local Companies Put The Spirit of Thanksgiving Into Action

The spirit of thanksgiving was alive and well at Shalom Zone in Gallatin on Sept. 23. That day, over 100 dedicated volunteers performed a wide range of much needed repairs and upgrades to the nonprofit’s building and landscaping.

Founded in the 1990’s, the Shalom Zone is based in the former Union High School building in Gallatin. It is a safe place that offers support, programs and opportunities to inspire success in the local community.

“This year, we had workers from three companies – Rosendin, DPR Construction and Meta,” says Jayna Louder, subcontractor program administrator for the Rosendin company. “Our volunteers believe in the mission of the Shalom Zone, and they were committed to getting as much done as possible on the workday.”

  • A volunteer painter enjoys her day at the Shalom Zone.
  • Teamwork was the word of the day during the volunteer event.
  • Skilled tradespersons devoted their day to sprucing up the Shalom Zone.
  • A carpenter measures a piece of new cabinetry for a room.
  • Exterior painting was made easier by the beautiful weather.
  • A volunteer performs detailed trim painting.
  • The volunteers had a great day helping out a great cause.
  • Hard hats abounded during the Shalom Zone workday.
  • Volunteers piece together frameworks for new garden beds.
  • A large team of volunteers from three companies worked during the fix up day.
  • The smiles of knowing that your job was well done.
  • Service with a smile.